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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center provides Web site to help families find research studies

Jan. 6, 2005, 9:38 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ñ Families, health care professionals and other
service providers in search of current research on developmental
disabilities can now quickly and easily find relevant studies using
Study Finder, a new online service from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
for Research on Human Development. The service is located at

Research studies offer intervention and other ways of advancing understanding of development and disabilities.

To find a study of interest, Study Finder users select a category, such
as depression or Down syndrome, and receive a list of current studies
and brief descriptive and contact information. The query is

A study finder designed specifically for autism research opportunities is available at

Study Finder is regularly updated as new projects are funded or participant recruitment ends.

For information, please contact Teresa Turnbo at 615-936-5118 or

Media contacts: Jan Rosemergy, (615) 322-8238

Melanie Catania, (615) 322-NEWS

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